2019 Playground Builds

Thorncliffe Greenview Community – Calgary

Thorncliffe Greenview’s park was built over 25 years ago and is in need of a desperate upgrade.

Pre Expansion:

Variety AB has been working with the TGCA Playground Committee and have created a design that is inclusive for its community members and addresses the community’s needs. This playground will be installed in the spring of 2019.

Post Expansion Project Design:

Quinterra Legacy Gardens Partnership Project at Variety Park – Calgary

A collaboration between Variety Alberta and Quinterra Legacy Group, this is a joint project to create a place of hope and life and music and inspire creativity where everyone can gather and enjoy nature, music, interaction, togetherness, and fun.

The vision is for a new area of music and reflection within the Quinterra Legacy Gardens with a final phase of redevelopment to Variety Park to update the facilities and add additional features to expand the current park layout.

Blackfalds  – Alberta

Variety has partnered with the Town of Blackfalds and the Optimist Club of Blackfalds to create the first fully inclusive playground in Blackfalds. Located on the corner of Westbrooke Road and Vista Trail, this new playground will be part of additional development including soccer pitches and parking.

We are working with a blank canvas, so have a big vision for the area so to include all community members regardless of age or ability and encourage social interaction and full engagement.

Pre Expansion:

Ramsay Community – Calgary

Losing their playground to the new Green Line, the community of Ramsay received seed funding from the City of Calgary to build a new playground. The Ramsay community identified that there are no fully inclusive playgrounds in the area and wants to make sure that this new playground is built for everyone of all abilities.

The site is on Bellevue Avenue just up from MacDonald Avenue. This new playground will be sharing the area that is currently the Ramsay Off Leash Dog Park and will be working to make sure everyone can enjoy this space safely.